Opto-Electronics


Ultra-low power LCD controller

10 September 2002 Opto-Electronics

STMicroelectronics has expanded its off-the-shelf components offering for portable communication terminals by introducing LCD controller/driver ICs. It is introducing a number of new products covering B/W and grey scale displays. The display/controllers are designed to meet all key criteria for today's cellular phones application, including GPRS-enabled terminals. High integration level minimises external part count and reduces power consumption by more than 50% using specifically-developed driving schemes. All products are particularly suited for mainstream assembly technology such as chip-on-glass (COG) and chip-on-flex (COF). To meet growing needs, STM is also developing a range of cost-effective solutions for colour super twisted nematic (C-STN) and thin film transistors (TFT) displays.

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